Grand Central scoops top award

By on 14/10/2016 in Leader, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Cllr John Clancy, Leader of Birmingham City Council, has responded to the news that the Grand Central and Birmingham Gateway project – which the council had a key stake in – has this afternoon (October 14) been named as the overall winner (and the Regeneration category winner) at the 2016 RICS awards: Cllr Clancy said: […]

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Council to create Young Active Travel trust

Proposals to create a new charitable trust designed to support improvements to the ways in which children travel in the city are set to be formally approved next month (September) The Young Active Travel Charitable Trust will build on work already carried out by the council to make it safer, easier and more pleasant to […]

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Messages of support from Birmingham to Nice – update

By on 15/07/2016 in Leader, Lord Mayor, News with 0 Comments

The French tricolore lowered to half-mast outside @BhamCityCouncil Council House #PrayersforNice pic.twitter.com/s1fr73zkr9 — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) July 15, 2016 Following last night’s attack in Nice, Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr Carl Rice has sent the following message to President Hollande “I am  shocked and saddened by last night’s horrifying and sickening attack during Bastille Day […]

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Sutton Coldfield businesses back BID with new five-year term

The Sutton Coldfield Town Centre Business Improvement District (BID) has been backed by the business community, with companies voting to extend for another five years. Following the successful ballot of town centre businesses, the BID will continue to provide an important role in improving Sutton Coldfield town centre for businesses and visitors until December 2021. […]

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‘Yes’ to second term for Acocks Green BID

The overwhelming majority of Acocks Green shopping centre businesses have voted ‘yes’ to a second term for their business improvement district (BID) with a 75 per cent majority and 82 per cent by rateable value, from a turnout of 48 per cent. The result of the vote was announced by Mark Rogers, Chief Executive of […]

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Response to Holding Notice on Birmingham Development Plan

The Government has issued a Holding Notice on the Birmingham Development Plan using its powers under the new Housing and Planning Act. Councillor John Clancy, Leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “Clearly it is very disappointing that the Government has chosen to make this decision in spite of the positive outcome of the independent planning […]

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Statement from leaders to improvement panel – March 2016

Appearing before the Birmingham Independent Improvement Panel’s (BIIP) fourth public meeting, the leaders of the three political groups reiterated their continued cross-party commitment to delivering on the agenda to improve how the council is run.

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Birmingham launches School Crossing Safety Trust

Birmingham City Council has guaranteed there will be no school crossing patrol job losses next year after launching the School Crossing Safety Trust.

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Business Plan and Budget: Carers set for wage boost

Thousands of Birmingham carers are set for a wage boost after Birmingham City Council developed the new Birmingham Care Wage.

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Opening up our data to make Birmingham cleaner

Jacqui Kennedy, Acting Strategic Director for Place at Birmingham City Council, blogs on the publication of data showing how clean the city’s wards are…

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